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What is the difference between a 'sender' field and a 'signer' field

The names of those fields refers to the person who will complete their values. 

A sender field will ask the document sender  (i.e. you or your colleagues who use Legalesign to send out documents) to fill in details when sending the document.  Use this when you want to add custom details to your document each time you send it.

A signer field appears for the signer, and so you can use these as form fields for signers to fill in during the signing process. (each signer is given a colour,

 

Colour Key
Sender Field - Black
Signer 1 - Green
Signer 2 - Blue
Signer 3 - Purple 
Signer 4 - Red
Signer 5 - Yellow
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